Our Nig, or, Sketches from the life of a free Black, in a two-story white house, north, showing that slavery's shadows fall even there

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Random House, 1983 - Fiction - 140 pages
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IntroductionHenry Louis Gates Jr
A Note on the Text
Preface Harriet E Wilson

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Harriet E. Wilson (18251900) was born in New Hampshire, where she worked from a young age as a servant to an abusive family.
P. Gabrielle Foreman is associate professor of English and American studies at Occidental College and has received many awards and grants.
Reginald Pitts is a historical researcher and genealogist with more than twenty years experience.

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